Phase structure of four dimensional simplicial quantum gravity

S. Catterall, J. Kogut, R. Renken

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Abstract

We present the results of a high statistics Monte Carlo study of a model for four dimensional euclidean quantum gravity based on summing over triangulations. We show evidence for two phases; in one there is a logarithmic scaling of the mean linear extent with volume, whilst the other exhibits power law behaviour with exponent 1 2. We are able to extract a finite size scaling exponent governing the growth of the susceptibility peak.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)277-283
Number of pages7
JournalPhysics Letters B
Volume328
Issue number3-4
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 2 1994

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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